Hilbert Softball Team Drops Four Over Weekend

Release Date:
April 19, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

April 19, 2004


Hamburg, N.Y. – The Hilbert College softball team lost four games at home over the weekend in doubleheader losses to D’Youville College and Keuka College.


D’Youville scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to earn a 5-2 win in game one Friday. Meghan Gollaher (Spencerport/Rochester, NY) was credited with the loss, while the Hawks defense committed three errors.


In game two, the Spartans scored eight runs in the first two innings on their way to a 13-0 victory. Chrissy Hall (Mt. Mercy/Buffalo, NY) suffered her second loss of the year on the mound.


On Saturday the Hawks lost to Keuka College 5-3 in the first game of the afternoon.  Chandra Walsh (Lakeshore/Blasdell, NY) hit a triple and drove in a pair of runs to keep the game close, while Holly Beecroft (Mt. Mercy/Buffalo, NY) and Jessy Huntz (Pioneer/Arcade, NY) combined for three doubles. Gollaher was charged with the loss despite striking out six Storm batters.


In game two on Saturday, the Storm took advantage of five Hilbert errors take an 11-7 win. Jeannette Testa (Forestville/Forestville, NY) and Kim Klein (Pioneer/Yorkshire, NY) each had three hits in the game to lead the Hawks. Gollaher was charged with the loss in her third complete game of the weekend.


Hilbert’s originally scheduled doubleheader April 18 against St. John Fisher College was cancelled. The Hawks (7-11) will host Wells College tomorrow in a doubleheader with the first game starting at 4 p.m.


Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.